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This Week in Amateur Radio is North America's premier news magazine of the airwaves.
We're coming back from hiatus!
Along with the news, TWIAR has several weekly features including Amateur Radio History and Archives with Bill Continelli, the Random Access Thought with the late Bill Baran, Leo Laporte with tech news from TWiT, AMSAT news with Bruce Paige, and much more!

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This Week in Amateur Radio is North America's premier news magazine of the airwaves.
We're coming back from hiatus!
Along with the news, TWIAR has several weekly features including Amateur Radio History and Archives with Bill Continelli, the Random Access Thought with the late Bill Baran, Leo Laporte with tech news from TWiT, AMSAT news with Bruce Paige, and much more!

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1303

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1303

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1303 - Full Version Release Date: February 17, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Denny Haight, NZ8D, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Bob Donlon. W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:03:56 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1303 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: GreenCube IO-117 Continues Operations Beyond Expected February 5th Passivation 2. AMSAT: JS1YMG: Decoding The First Moon Based Ham Radio Station’s Telemetry Signals 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 4. FCC: The FCC Bans Robocalls With AI Generated Voices 5. Earth Has Received Power Beamed From A Satellite In Space For The First Time 6. ARRL: Senators Wicker & Blumenthal Introduce S.3690 To Eliminate Private Land Use Restrictions on AR 7. RAC: Barrie Crampton, VE3BSB, appointed to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame 8. ARRL: Amateur Radio As An Educational Tool Represented To Policymakers In Washington DC 9. ARRL: Highlights From The 2024 Orlando HamCation 10. ARRL: Veteran DXpedition Leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, SK 11. ARRL: Registration Deadline For The HamSCI Sixth Annual Workshop Is March 1st 12. ARRL: Errata to the 2024 - 2028 Amateur Extra-Class Question Pool Released (Updated) 13. WIA: Hams In Australia Have New License Procedures Taking Effect 14. European Space Agency Proposes New Ham Satellite Payload, Seeks Comments 15. Amateur Antennas Would Be Protected Under Proposed New Law In South Carolina 16. DMR TGIF Founder EA7KDO, Mitch Savage, SK 17. L3 Harris Technologies Prototype Antenna System and Satellites Receive High Marks 18. Jose Jacob VU2JOS Receives Lifetime Award 19. Hawaii Amateurs To Develop Emergency Simplex Radio Net 20. First Responders In West Virginia Organize A New Ham Radio Club 21. FCC: FCC Moves To Add 13 New Languages To Emergency Alert System On Radio 22. ARRL: ARRL Board of Directors Meets - Headquarters To Close on Presidents Day 23. Upcoming contests, conventions and hamfests 24. ARRL: Amateur Radio goes to high school in New York City 25. ARRL: George Washington's Birthday will be celebrated by three separate radio clubs 26. ARRL: The DX Mentor Recognition Program is announced 27. RSGB: Amateur radio license changes begin this month in the United Kingdom 28. ARRL: Monthly Volunteer Monitoring Program Report. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, takes a look at why you really don't need certain types of software on your computer. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, answers the question, "What is an Amateur Radio Emergency Response?" * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us in The Wayback Machine to December 7th, 1941 during World War Two when the FCC issued Order 87 which shuts down amateur radio in the US, and creates, WERS, the War Emergency Service. * RAIN: The Rain Report we will hear an interview with Alex Muzyka, the man and mind behind the his KQ2H 10 Meter FM repeater in the Catskill mountains of New York. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology ne

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1302

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1302

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1302 - Full Version Release Date: February 10, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX Bob Donlon, W3BOO, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:26:24 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1302 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: AO-92 Reenters Earth’s Atmosphere 2. AMSAT: Lunar Excursion Vehicle (LEV–1) Amateur Telemetry Received 3. WIA: New Indian Documentary Is A Collection Of Nostalgic Stories Of Radio Enthusiasts 4. Plan For Europe's Huge New Particle Collider Takes Shape 5. An Entire 200 Foot Tower Stolen From WJLX-AM Jasper Alabama 6. ARRL: California Storms: Amateur Radio Is Ready 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Goes To High School In New York City 8. ARRL: World Radio Day 2024 9. ARRL: George Washington's Birthday Will Be Celebrated By Three Amateur Radio Clubs 10. ARRL: Georgia Elementary School Contacts The International Space Station 11. ARRL: DX Mentor Recognition Program Is Announced 12. Developing Nations CubeSats Are Getting A Ride To Orbit 13. Amateur Radio License Changes Begin This Month In The United Kingdom 14. Contester Slavko Celarc, S57DX, A Silent Key 15. International YL Club Plans A Czech Contest Station 16. Pluto's Discovery Celebrated On The Amateur Bands 17. Silicon Valley Explores Its Amateur Radio Past 18. A Major Festival In North Bengal Supported By Amateurs 19. WIA: Amelia Earhart's Long Lost Plane Possibly Detected By Sonar 20. Upcoming Select Contests and Conventions 21. Monthly Volunteer Monitoring System Report 22. ARRL: The first amateur radio signal originating on the moon JS1YMG is on the air 23. ARRL: Heil Sound makes a large donation to the W1AW stations 24. ARRL: ARRL Foundation is now accepting grant applications 25. ARRL: Volunteer Examiner Coordinators issues an Errata to the 2024-2028 Amateur Extra Class Question Pool 26. FCC: FCC submits its annual report on illegal radio enforcement to Congress 27. DLARC: The DLARC announces that Ham Radio & More program is added to its digital library 28. RAC: Canada strengthens its use it or lose it spectrum policy Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT talks about how computers are getting better, but how keyboards are getting worse. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question "What is the right mode for Emergency Communications?' * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Will Rogers, K5WLR, our amateur radio historian, will take the wayback machine to December of 1915 to take a look at the first edition of a little magazine called QST. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated (Full): https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) Automated (1-hour): https://www.twiar.net/TWIAR1HR.mp3 (Static file, updated weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local re

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1301

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1301

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1301 Release Date: February 3, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, William Savacool, K2SAV, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:01:00 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1301 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: New Portable Satellite Antenna Design is Perfect for Emergency Communications 2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 3. WIA: Why We Need Shortwave 2.0 4. FCC: FCC Is Giving Greater Privileges On 6 GigaHertz To Very Low Power Devices 5. FCC: FCC Updates Rules To Allow 70/80/90 Gigahertz Spectrum Bands For Ships and Aircraft 6. Morse Code Is Alive and Well at KPH 7. ARRL: The First Amateur Radio Station On The Moon, JS1YMG, Is Now Transmitting 8. ARRL: ARRL Midwest Division Convention, Winterfest 9. ARRL: Heil Sound Donates Equipment To W1AW 10. ARRL: ARRL Foundation Accepting Grant Applications In February 11. ARRL: Winter Field Day A Success For Ohio Club 12. ARRL: Errata To The 2024 Thru 2028 Amateur Extra Class Question Pool Released 13. ARRL: 160th Anniversary Of The Sinking Of The USS Housatonic 14. FCC: FCC Submits Annual Report on Illegal Radio Enforcement 15. Winter Field Day Statistics Released 16. State QSO Club Challenge Is Launched 17. Two Are Arrested For Theft Of Copper From KITX Destroyed Radio Tower 18. DLARC Announces Ham Radio and More Program Joins The Digital Library Collection 19. DxPeditioners Present A Memorial For A Friend 20. West Malaysian Amateurs Start A New Summits On The Air Group 21. Amateur Radio Education Part Of Curriculum At Staten Island School 22. RAC: Canada Strengthens Its Use It Or Lose It Spectrum Policy 23. Upcoming Contests and National Convention Listing 24. ARRL Board Approves Free Membership For Students, New Vice President Elected, and more - Part One. 25. ARRL: ARRL January Board of Directors Meeting Actions (continued) Part Two 26. ARRL: ARRL January Board of Directors Meeting Actions (continued) Part Three 27. FCC: FCC To Host Webinar Showcasing An Overview Of The FCC Experimental Licensing Program 28. ARRL: Amateur Radio Volunteers Needed For The 2024 Running Of The Boston Marathon 29. IEEE: IEEE Article Credits Amateur Radio For The Current Wireless Revolution 30. FCC Will Add Vehicles and Personnel For Enforcement Of The PIRATE Radio Act In Several Major Markets Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will discuss when is it time to buy a new router, you should look at MESS Technology, and talks about the advantages of Network Attached Storage. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will answer the question "What is a repeater or a beacon, really?" * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us back to June 4, 1940 when the FCC issued an order that hams could not make contacts off shore, and then In December issue another order that took the amateurs totally off the air. * RAIN/QSO TODAY: We will conclude our two part interview with Gordon West, WB6NOA, and how he began his amateur radio journey. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeate

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1300

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1300

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1300 Release Date: January 27, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, William Savacool, K2SAV, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Patrick Huba, N2WWW, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 2:06:05 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1300 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: All-Ham Axiom Crew Launched For Commercial Visit To The International Space Station 2. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts From All Over 3. WIA: WRC-2023 Final Acts Document Signed 4. ARRL: ARRL Board Approves Free Membership For Students, New Vice Presidents Elected - PART ONE 5. ARRL: ARRL January Board Meeting Actions (Continued) - PART TWO 6. ARRL: ARRL January Board Meeting Actions (Continued) - PART THREE 7. FCC: Webinar Showcases Overview of FCC Experimental Licensing Program 8. DX: SouthWest Ohio DX Association DX Dinner Announced For Dayton HamVention 9. ARRL: YLISSB Celebrates 61 Years On the Air 10. ARRL: Doctor Philip Erickson, W1PJE, New Director Of MIT Haystack Observatory 11. ARRL: 75th Anniversary Of The US Being Gifted 40 and 8 Merci Train Boxcars 12. ARRL: Amateur Radio Volunteers Are Needed For The 2024 Boston Marathon 13. ARRL: Amateur Radio On The International Space Station News 14. IEEE Article Credits Amateur Radio For The Current Wireless Revolution 15. Amateurs Asked To Participate In ROTA - Racing On The Air 16. Humanitarian Effort In The Ukraine Is Assisted With Donations Of Radios For Communication 17. Youth Outreach To Be Performed By RSGB Volunteers In The UK 18. Creator Of Network Time Protocol Dave Mills, W3HCF - SK 19. Summits On The Air Chaser, KU4R, Bob Warden, SK 20. 8R7X DxPedition To Guyana Is A Go 21. AMSAT: AMSAT Responds To The Planned Decommissioning Of The IO-117 Satellite GreenCube 22. FCC: The FCC Will Add Vehicles and Personnel For Pirate Radio Enforcement 23. Ghostbusters Producers Worry About Cosplayers Using New Baofeng Radios In The New Movie 24. Upcoming Contests and Conventions Listing 25. AMSAT: AMSAT Seeks Volunteers To Assist With Its Booth At The Upcoming 2024 Orlando HamCation 26. ARRL: ARRL Is Now Publisher Of Gordon West, WB6NOA License Manuals 27. ARRL: Mississippi Amateur Radio Club Makes Large Donation To The Mississippi Library System 28. ARRL: Radio Help Wanted: Must Like Geysers, Bison, and Helicopter Rides 29. ARRL: 30th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner Is Announced For Upcoming HamVention Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, will discuss why you should regulary back up your data. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will talk about the New Arrangements For Amateur Radio In Australia. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Will Rogers, K5WLR, returns with another edition of A Century of Amateur Radio. This week, will sets The Wayback Machine to the early 1900's when amateur radio clubs were first getting organized. * Part One of an interview with Gordon West, WB6NOA as he relates for the first time, how he began his amateur radio career. Eric Guth 4Z1UG conducts this interview from 2019. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 mi

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1299

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1299

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1299 Release Date: January 20, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Denny Haight, NZ8D, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, William Savacool, K2SAV, Bob Donlon, W3BOO, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Patrick Huba, N2WWW, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:39:44 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1299 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. AMSAT: ARISS Announces NASA Astronaut Tony England WØORE As Speaker For 40th Celebration 2. AMSAT: AMSAT Seeks Volunteers To Assist With AMSAT Booth At 2024 HamCation In Orlando Florida 3. AMSAT: Satellite Shorts from All Over 4. WIA: World Radiosport Team Championship Receives YASME Foundation Grant 5. Winter Field Day Is Coming Up 6. ARRL: ARRL Is New Publisher Of Gordon West, WB6NOA 7. ARRL: Amateur Radio Club Donation Helps Mississippi Library System 8. ARRL: Second Annual Georgia State Parks On The Air 2024 9. ARRL: Radio Help Wanted: Must Like Geysers, Bison, and Helicopter Rides 10. ARRL: 2024 Quartzfest Is This Week In Arizona 11. ARRL: 30th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner Is Announced 12. ARRL: Hams Will Be Able To Contact The USS Iowa During The Ships 81st Anniversary 13. StarLink Makes Text Messaging Via Satellite A Reality 14. Amateurs In Australia Facing New Class License Structuring 15. Copper Thieves Cut Down Oklahoma Broadcast Radio Tower 16. Three Astronauts Are Featured In ARISS Anniversary Conference 17. Workshop At HamSci Is Reviewing Annular Eclipse Data 18. Six Gigahertz Very Low Power Devices Are Coming On Line 19. Upcoming Contests and Convention Listing 20. QRZ - QRZ Is Hiring Looking For A Software Engineer 21. Congressman Bill Johnson Re-Introduces Amateur Radio Emergency Preparedness Act 22. The 2024 CQ DX Marathon Is Up And Running 23. ARRL: 2024 Orlando HamCation Awards Are Announced 24. ARRL: ARRL Responds To FCC Proposals On Removing Symbol Rate Limits 25. Six Month Extension Is Granted For 160, 6, and 4 Meter Bands For German Amateurs Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, W6TWT, discusses a brand new fast and secure DNS service you can use, and the results of a new study on cell phone radiation. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will tell you how you can visualize 56 MegaHertz of Bandwidth. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill sets The Wayback Machine for September 1st, 1939 while the third radio telegraph conference is held in Cairo, Egypt. The United States fights to retain amateur radio allocations, but concedes that shortwave broadcasting will invade the amateur HF bands later in the year. * Interview with morse code historian, Lewis Coe, W9CN/SK, Morse Code certainly left its mark on the American frontier even before the Civil War. Though the FCC dropped Morse code from the entry level Amateur Radio exam in the early 1990s, American history was forever changed by dits and dots. Courtesy of The Rain Report. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America,

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1298

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1298

    PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1298 Release Date: January 13, 2024 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Patrick Huba. N2WWW, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Marvin Turner, W0MET, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Michael LaMountain, KE2AWY, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:44:43 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR-1298 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service 1. QRZ - QRZ Is Hiring Looking For A Software Engineer 2. WBCQ Relies On High-Power Shortwave Antenna 3. WIA: Turkey's First Astronaut Will Communicate with the National Call Sign 4. Congressman Bill Johnson Re-Introduces Amateur Radio Emergency Preparedness Act 5. FCC: FCC Appears Ready To Mandate Disaster Information Reporting System Reporting By Radio Stations 6. The Lost Cosmonauts Of The USSR. Dramatic Transmissions Picked Up From Outer Space 7. The 2024 CQ DX Marathon Is Up And Running 8. ARRL: Marty on the Mountain Engstrom, N1ARY (SK) 9. ARRL: ARRL Responds To FCC Proposals On Removing Symbol Rate Limits 10. ARRL: 2024 Orlando HamCation Awards Are Announced 11. ARRL: ARRL Kids Day A Success In Nebraska 12. ARRL: Winter Field Day 2024 Is Coming Up 13. ARRL: ARISS Is Seeking Educational and Other Organizations To Host ISS Contacts 14. Teen Amateurs Score A Direct Contact With The International Space Station 15. Six Month Extension Is Granted For 160, 6, and 4 Meter Bands For German Amateurs 16. Tom Molyneaux Jr, KE3GK, From East Coast Reflectors, SK 17. Earth-Moon-Earth Conference Is Searching For Presentations 18. ARDC: Ham Radio Village In Colorado Receives Grant For STEM and STEAM Outreach 19. Amateurs Provide Communications And More At Religious Pilgrimage In India 20. Starlink To Enable Experimental Texting Via Space 21. Westchester Emergency Communications Association Hosting General and Extra Classes Online 22. FCC: FCC Set To Wind Down The Affordable Connectivity Program 23. FCC: FCC Chair Asks Automakers About Plans To Secure Car Location Data 24. Upcoming Contests and Conventions 25. ARRL: Teenage amateurs appear on NBC's Today Show During Contact With The Space Station 26. ARRL: HamSci 2024 Workshop is coming up soon 27. Expanded frequency use worldwide expands to include Mobile Base Stations 28. Free online seminars for extra class is offered by The Electronics Museum 29. FCC: FCC opens 2024 hunting in the New York City hotbed of broadcast radio pirates 30. Latest edition of the Volunteer Monitoring Report Plus these Special Features This Week: * Our technology reporter Leo Laporte, says that the FBI wants you to reboot your router...now! * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present a talk on The Art of Operating QRP. * The DX Corner with Bill Salyers, AJ8B with news on DXpeditions, DX, upcoming contests and more. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. This week, Bill takes us aboard The Wayback Machine to March 4th, 1929, to talk about life during The Great Depression and the frivolous hobby of amateur radio. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net X: @twiar Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. You can air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, wee

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